Get to know Barr’s new director of education
Improving program quality to help more children enter school ready.
New reports highlight challenges and opportunities for improving the academic achievement of Black and Latino young men in Boston Public Schools.
Leah Hamilton will join the Barr Foundation as its new director of education.
New education report spotlights two Barr grantees as models worth expanding and replicating.
As 2014 draws to a close, three key decisions that will guide Barr into its next era.
Our colleague Rahn Dorsey has been appointed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to his cabinet as the City’s first chief of education.
Building on its highly successful pre-kindergarten program, Boston Public Schools (BPS) has teamed up with community-based early care and education centers providing preschool programs to share what has worked well and to test a new way to expand access to high-quality early education.
Ambitious goals and new developments set to expand and build on successful efforts to provide high-quality pre-kindergarten programs in Boston.
The Barr Foundation congratulates its long-time grantee Strategies for Children on receiving the 2014 Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network.